MOORESVILLE, N.C. -- Local Muslim leaders aren t satisfied with Lowe s apology after the home improvement retail giant pulled ads from a controversial new television show.

All-American Muslim airs on TLC and chronicles the lives of five Muslim families in Dearborn, Michigan.

Lowe s initially aired ads and then pulled them last week.

As you know, the TLC program All-American Muslim has become a lightning rod for people to voice complaints from a variety of perspectives political, social and otherwise, the company said in a statement Monday. Following this development, dozens of companies removed their advertising from the program beginning late November. Lowe s made the decision to discontinue our advertising on Dec. 5th.

Thousands of those complaints to Lowe's came from members of the Florida Family Association.

On its website, the Florida Family Association calls All-American Muslim propaganda that riskily hides the Islamic agenda's clear and present danger to American liberties and traditional values.

I'm not aware of any Imam who denounces Sharia law. To have this program saying these are All-American Muslims without including that threat to our way of life is just dangerous, said FFA Executive Director David Caton.

JIbril Hough, spokesperson for the Islamic Center of Charlotte, says the program includes some Islam, but isn't a threat. He has mixed feelings about the show, saying it doesn t have as much praying that you d find the average Muslim family doing, as well as a lack of diversity of people who make up the Muslim faith.

It's laughable to claim some type of Islamic conspiracy is being played here, Hough said. The people pictured on the show are very moderate people. They're not pushing any agenda. They re clinging on to some very basic beliefs of their faith.

When it comes to pulling the ads, Lowe s says it has a strong commitment to diversity and inclusion and if they made anyone question that commitment, they apologize.

Hough says for now, the apology isn't accepted and Lowe's has stooped to a new low.

Lowe's sees the Muslim community as expendable. They don't value our business and they are willing to feed into an old bigotry that's been in this country for years, Hough said.

The Florida Family Association says it sent out more than 600,000 emails to more than 60 other companies who dropped their ads as well.

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